October 30, 2010

like things that are indestructible,

your frailty and stumbling words,

your tenderness,

seduction and death.


October 29, 2010

the landscape of my love is

as sparsely populated as

my icebox,

where bare essentials reside in quiet solitude and the rest

all things unnecessary

lie still,


October 28, 2010

apple core, the positive end to life,

as we know it.

here, let me tell you, I’m thinking;

recycling bin. rubbish heap. compost pile.

subtracting, I’m detracting and pulling out things from

Not Just Anywhere.

bagel, half eaten, lightly toasted after

ample application of

cream cheese.

October 27, 2010

Thigh to thigh,

the days get shorter as we stay


Tell me stories that are rich like

dark coffee beans, the smell of



morning has never seemed so good.

October 26, 2010

Tonight we’ll be normal people,

on our own sides of the bed.

Eat chinese donuts from white styrofoam,

(it’s take away,

from the place I know you love)

Tonight we’ll watch TV,

play scrabble,

we could even speak.

(words of affirmation or


October 22, 2010

sleeping, tucked in between blankets,

anxious and waiting.

this feeling, a mixed drink of fear,

anxiety and loathing.

decisions to make,

shadows out from under the bed.

October 19, 2010


October 18, 2010

your windows are dark,
all lights doused, the foyer ice-

you left no note,
no cold
or tender goodbye for me.

October 17, 2010

nothing is perfect,
no matter how far away
you run.

October 16, 2010

it’s not happiness just watching
or waiting.

when the coffee gets cold and suddenly
you’re nowhere to be seen.